Duration: 13 days, 12 nights
Places of visit: Tehran, Birjand, Ferdows, Kerman, Shiraz, Yazd and Esfahan
Day 1: Tehran
ArrivaI in Tehran, transfer to hotel and take a rest (hotel is already booked from last night).
City tour of Tehran including: Golestan Palace, National Museum, Crown jewels Museum and the Grand Bazaar.
Day 2: Tehran- Birjand
Take flight to Birjand, city tour of Birjand, including: Birjand Castle, Shokatiyeh School, old post office, Pordeli House (and its traditional textile workshop), cistern, and bazaar. Afternoon atAkbarieh Edifice (to enjoy traditional dance and local music), and then Amir Arab Zurkhaneh (tradintional sport club).
Day 3: Birjand- Ferdows
Morning drive to Ferdows to visit Qanat Baladeh (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Baghestan, Toon city including Oiia Mosque, and Kheiruz Bathhouse.
Day 4: Birjand- Kerman
Morning drive to Kerman, in route visit to Nayband (small Africa of Iran) including: Nayband Castle, its historical old village, and Dig-e-Rostam hot spring. Continue driving to Kerman. Overnight: Kerman
Day 5: Kerman
Morning visit to Rayen Citadel, then to Mahan to visit Shazdeh Garden, Shah Nematollah Valis’s holy shrine. Afternoon visit to Ganjali Khan Complex.
Day 6: Kerman- Shiraz
Morning drive to Shiraz, in route visit to Sarvestan Palace.
Day 7: Shiraz
City tour of Shiraz. Including:
Nasiroi-Molk Mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Vakil Complex (bath, mosque, and bazaar), Eram Garden, Mausoleum of Hafez, Mausoleum of Sa’di.
Day 8: Shiraz- Yazd
Morning drive to Yazd, in route visit to Pasargad, the tomb of Cyrus the Great.
Day 9: Yazd
Full day city tour of Yazd, including: Dakhmeh (Tower of Silence) Fire temple, Jame’ Mosque, Fahadan neighborhood, Amir Chakhmagh Square, and Water Museum.
Day 10: Yazd- Esfahan
En route visit to Meybod city, its caravanserai, pigeon’s tower, and ice storage. Continued riving to Esfahan, en route stop in Na’in city to visit its Jame’ Mosque and ethnology museum.
Day 11: Esfahan
City tour of Esfahan, including: Naqsh-e-Jahan Complex (Royal Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Qeysariye Bazaar) and the city historical bridges(Si-o-Se Pol, Khaju).